Top rated barely coherent movies that are also brilliant

Check out today’s highest ranked barely coherent and brilliant movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are barely coherent and brilliant, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jul 26 2021

1 Mank (2020)

1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

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2020-11-13 | Drama / History

Cast

Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    capturing the flavor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    experienced director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rough draft

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2 You Were Never Really Here (2017)

A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, his nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

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2017-11-08 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    minimal character development
  2. Ranked #2 for
    artsy
  3. Ranked #3 for
    confronting

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3 The Master (2012)

Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World War II.

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2012-09-07 | Drama

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fascinating study
  2. Ranked #2 for
    entrancing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    most challenging

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4 The Ghost Writer (2010)

A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident.

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2010-02-12 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    standout performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    distinctive directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    pivotal role

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5 Da 5 Bloods (2020)

Four African-American Vietnam veterans return to Vietnam. They are in search of the remains of their fallen squad leader and the promise of buried treasure. These heroes battle forces of humanity and nature while confronted by the lasting ravages of the immorality of the Vietnam War.

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2020-06-12 | War / Drama

Cast

Delroy Lindo, Jonathan Majors

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    jumbling
  2. Ranked #2 for
    hot mess
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unwieldy

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6 Uncut Gems (2019)

A charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.

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2019-08-30 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Adam Sandler, Julia Fox

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    frenetic pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stressed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    thoroughly unpleasant

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7 The Wandering Earth (2019)

When the Sun begins to expand in such a way that it will inevitably engulf and destroy the Earth in a hundred years, united mankind finds a way to avoid extinction by propelling the planet out of the Solar System using gigantic engines, moving it to a new home located four light years away, an epic journey that will last thousands of years.

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2019-02-05 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Qu Chuxiao, Li Guangjie

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    totally absurd
  2. Ranked #1 for
    common good
  3. Ranked #1 for
    individualistic acting

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8 Marriage Story (2019)

A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.

Info

2019-09-28 | Drama

Cast

Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    close to home
  2. Ranked #1 for
    superb supporting cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deserving accolade

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9 The Lighthouse (2019)

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

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2019-10-18 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    multiple interpretations
  2. Ranked #1 for
    can't make heads or tails
  3. Ranked #1 for
    confounded

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10 Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real father, Ofelia must complete three terrifying tasks.

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2006-08-25 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Ivana Baquero, Maribel Verdú

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stark reality
  2. Ranked #2 for
    standing ovation
  3. Ranked #2 for
    intermixed plot

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